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Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 09-12-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Redranger45
Rebuilt warrenty

Would a 12 month warrrnty on a rebuilt engine cover the block. It is the original block and they rebuilt engine with new heads. There is coolant in cylinder 3. If it turns out the block is cracked...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 09-03-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By Redranger45
Exhaust manifold flange gaskets?

Does the v6 3.0 have flange gaskets from exhaust manifold to pipe or is it just steel on steel? Also the pipe that connects to the manifold on the other end connects to a y pipe which goes down to...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 09-03-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By Redranger45
Exhaust manifold gasket

Do you use any kind of sealant with an exhaust manifold gasket? If so what kind?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-29-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Misfires on start up

The engine rebuilders tested the compression and said it was fine. Fuel pump holds steady at 57 lbs. All new motorcraft fuel injectors.

I just put in a new coolant temp sensor and check engine...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-28-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Misfires on start up

Ok. I just did smoke test with a cigar. Smoke is coming out of the round cap on top of the IAC. Not suppose to do that? Right? I have the old one and will try switching out. That I would assume is a...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-28-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By Redranger45
Misfires on start up

My truck has an ongoing rough idol on start up. Engine rebuilt a year ago. New plugs, wires, coil, tbps, all new o2 sensors, egr, cat, IAC.

Next moves.

Putting on new coolant temp sensor,...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-28-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Truck Misfires after complete rebuild

After 27 days in shop they had me come pick it up. Seems to be solved. Said the throttle position sensor was dumping too much fuel into system. I had taken this off and cleaned and let dry overnight...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-18-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By Redranger45
Truck Misfires after complete rebuild

1999 Ford Ranger 3.0 flex fuel V.6 .
Last may had a complete rebuild of engine. Truck ran well. There was a small oil leak. Like one or two drops each night. A couple hoses were leaking. I tightened...
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 06-06-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By Redranger45
Re: 1999 Steel-Chrome 15" Ranger Wheels, Covers, & lug nuts.

Hey. This is my first time selling wheels. If $320 is too much what is a good price for Craig's list? Is $200 too high?
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 06-01-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Want to Buy: Facotry wheels
Views: 1,229
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Facotry wheels

You mean my wheels? I bought the truck new in 1999 and these are the wheels that came on the truck. So no refinishing. Or do I mean the wheels on eBay. I'm sure some are. But I saw pleanty that...
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 05-31-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Want to Buy: Facotry wheels
Views: 1,229
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Facotry wheels

such kind words. Why thanks.

Yea I was not sure what to charge. However on ebay the wheels are being sold $100 per wheel, the caps are being sold for $25 each, plus the lug nuts are being sold for...
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 05-31-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Want to Buy: Facotry wheels
Views: 1,229
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Facotry wheels

Yep. I have what you need. Chrome wheels from my 99 ford ranger xlt with covers and lug nets. Asking $420.
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 05-31-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By Redranger45
1999 Steel-Chrome 15" Ranger Wheels, Covers, & lug nuts.

1999 Ford Ranger OEM Wheels 15" with chrome covers and lug nuts.
$320 plus shipping or pick up in Dallas.
Forum: Exterior Parts 03-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By Redranger45
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-26-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Rebuild or remanufactured?

As I said in the initial thread the transmission was rebuilt. Meaning it was a rebuild. Hmmmm yes rebuild is the right word. The sliping out of gear around 60 only happened every once in a while. It...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-26-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Rebuild or remanufactured?

The ranger had about 215,000 miles at time of rebuild. Reverse was broken and it failed. This guy fixed it except for above mentioned problems. I am wondering if putting in a transmission in a box is...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-26-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Rebuild or remanufactured?

So have the guy who rebuilt it rebuild it again?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-26-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Rebuild or remanufactured?

Not sure I have any grounds to do this as it had a 12 month warrantee and it has been 18 months.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-25-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Redranger45
Rebuild or remanufactured?

I had my transmission rebuilt about a year and a half ago by a guy who has been a good mechanic. However when I got the transmission back it seemed noisier, like a high wining sound and it shifted...
Forum: General Tech 12-10-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Which heater core to buy?

so I guess as Im changing the head gasket I should go with the ford one.
Forum: General Tech 12-10-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Redranger45
Which heater core to buy?

Replacing my 1999 3.0 v6 rangers heater core. Auto zone is $70 and ford is like $170. I hate to pay the extra but the dash is such a big job should I just go with Ford? Also is there anything else I...
Forum: General Tech 12-09-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Redranger45
Where do you get your parts?

I am replacing my head gasket and since it all is apart am going to replace these other parts. Are there certain parts you get from Ford or do you just get everything from autozone or where?
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Forum: General Tech 12-09-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By Redranger45
Replacing Head Gasket

I am replacing my head gasket. Never done this before. Once I get it all apart and get the heads off is there anything else I need to do? I think I am suppose to take the heads apart before taking...
Forum: General Tech 12-04-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,701
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Boiling overflow tank/ gaugue wacky

No. It so far it goes up once about 10 minutes into drive. The trip starts out for 10 minutes with gague below cold mark. Once it starts rising it stops just below midpoint and stays there for a few...
Forum: General Tech 12-04-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,701
Posted By Redranger45
Re: Boiling overflow tank/ gaugue wacky

WHat I dont get is when I go out to drive after it warms up the needle drifts up near the H then immedialtey falls down to the normal zone and stays there no long how I drive. Would not a head gasket...
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